The first athlete representing South Africa to win an Olympic gold medal was Reggie Walker who won the 100 meter dash event at the 1908 Games in London.
South African Medal for War Services was created in 1945.
That was Reggie Walker from Durbin that won gold in the men's 100 meter dash at the 1908 Summer Games in London.
There are several answers to this question depending on what the specific question is: Alice Coachman made history when she became the first black woman and also the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1948 Games. The first woman competing for an African country to win an Olypmic gold medal was South African Esther Brand who won the women's high jump in 1952, though she was a white South African. The first black true African woman to win an Olympic gold medal would have been one of the members of Zimbabwe's women's hockey team who won gold in the 1980 Olympics. The first black true African woman to win an individual Olympic gold medal was Derartu Tulu winning gold for Ethiopia in the women's 10,000m in 1992.
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That was Reggie Walker of South Africa who won the 100 meter dash at the 1908 Olympics in London.
it was either habibu or nelson Mandela
South Korea's first Olympic gold medal was won by Yang Jeong-Mo in men's freestyle wrestling, featherweight class, at the 1976 Games in Montreal.
Joan Harrison, born in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa and competing for the Republic of South Africa. Harrison won the 100 meter backstroke at the 1952 Games in Helsinki.
Sangyoung Park of South Korea won the silver medal in men's épée at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The winning country of the bronze medal in men's sabre at the Rio 2016 Olympics was South Korea.
South Africa was the bronze medal winner in the Men's Triathlon event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.